Where Does Birmingham Stand?

Posted on November 3, 2010


In the last few months, a number of articles have come out ranking Birmingham in everything from air fare prices to the intelligence of its citizens. The news is both good and bad. Here’s a brief round-up of where some media outlets says Birmingham stands:

Forbes Magazine: 9th in Affordability

Portfolio.com: 9th in Stress

The Daily Beast: 33rd in Smarts

Birmingham Business Journal: 36th in High Air Fares

Birmingham Business Journal: 10th in Good Business Climates

Birmingham Business Journal: 17th in Job Growth for the Hospitality Industry

CQ Press: 7th in Crime (2009-2010)